The most prominent security features include the chip already known from the passport; the significantly enlarged image on the front or the laser tilted image.
The new security features also include the new QR code, which stores the name, the photo depicted on the ID card and the "MRZ" ("Machine Readable Zone"). You can easily and securely check the new QR code digitally using the free CHECK-AT app. All the information given in the QR code is also shown on the identity card and enables a quick comparison.
The CHECK-AT app will be your digital support for the uncomplicated verification of the new Austrian identity card from 2 August 2021. Use the app to check the QR code and other security features easily and securely on the latest generation of the Austrian ID card. Download the CHECK-AT app now for free.